Tag: MIlton Friedman

Watch 2019 Chicago Mayoral candidate Vallas tested for a half hour on key issues by Berkowitz: Cable & Web

1.A. Our Public Affairs show featuring Paul Vallas is airing tonight throughout the City of Chicago proper (potential viewer audience of 1.5 million households) at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 (Comcast, RCN, WOW or AT&T) . 1.B. The show also airs tonight in Evanston (potential viewer audience of 75,000 people) at 8:30... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz debate trial attorney Matt Belcher- Gov. Rauner v. JB Pritzker & billions of taxpayer dollars lost to corrupt Dems? Cable & Web

Matt Belcher: Without a robust public system, the private system cannot survive and flourish…so any private sector success is dependent on the public [infrastructure]. Jeff Berkowitz: Does that sound like what Obama said in 2008-2009 ************ Belcher: …What did Bruce Rauner accomplish in his two year wrecking of the Illinois economy? Lutheran Services- Gone! Autism... Read more »

Has Gov. Rauner already lost to Dem JB Pritzker in the Governor's race? Berkowitz w/pundit Robling, Cable & Web

Chris Robling [pundit]:…What we are talking about is an irreparably broken relationship between Rauner and the base of the State GOP, which will cause Pritzker to win, so Republicans will have zero re-districting influence in 2021. Berkowitz: … I will discuss, at the end of tonight’s show, how to repair the relationship between Rauner and... Read more »
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Gov. Rauner debates his ads about Jeanne Ives w/Berkowitz: Truthful or gross distortions?

Jeff Berkowitz: You have any evidence supporting your ads… that argue Ives is in the tank for Speaker Madigan & wants increased taxes…? Gov. Rauner: Her statements... and her votes. Rep. Ives said [to] Crain’s editorial board she did not support rolling back the Madigan income tax, now… Ives said she couldn’t get the $5... Read more »

Causes & cures of income inequality: Chicago School Economics made lively by UChicago's Kevin Murphy, Cable/Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,”  features Chicago Booth and UChicago Economics Department Professor Kevin Murphy discussing and debating with show host Jeff Berkowitz how changes in the demand for and supply of human capital explain the increase in income inequality over the last half century. Tonight’s show airs throughout the City at... Read more »

A fresh look at the causes and cures of income inequality: Berkowitz w/Chicago Booth's Kevin Murphy, Cable/Web

Tonight’s “Public Affairs” Chicago Metro N and NW suburban edition  features Chicago Booth and UChicago Economics Department Professor Kevin Murphy discussing how changes in the demand for and supply of specific, high quality, human capital explain the sharp increase in income inequality. You can watch the Public Affairs episode featuring Kevin Murphy 24/7 by clicking... Read more »
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Better than Hillary v.Trump. Curing Income Inequality: Berkowitz w/UChicago Econ. Dept. & Chicago Booth Prof. Kevin Murphy, Cable/Web

Tonight’s “Public Affairs” City of Chicago episode features Chicago Booth and UChicago Economics Department Professor Kevin Murphy discussing how changes in the demand for and supply of human capital explain the sharp increase in income inequality. The show airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21, CAN TV... Read more »

Watch Dartmouth Economist Doug Irwin on impact of Trump's anti-Free Trade views on U. S. jobs & well being, Cable/Web

Prof. Doug Irwin: When Franklin Roosevelt became President, he went to open up foreign markets… as a way of getting out of the Great Depression ****** Tonight’s and next Tuesday night’s Chicago Metro suburban edition of Public Affairs airs at 8:30 pm (See locations and channels, below). The Irwin episode also airs in Evanston tomorrow... Read more »

Is IL closer to getting a state budget & reforms than a year ago? Berkowitz w/ trial lawyer Matt Belcher, Cable/web

  What happens, hypothetically speaking, when Speaker Madigan asks a typical plaintiff’s trial lawyer specializing in Worker’s comp. insurance cases to reach a compromise on the causation standard used  to resolve Worker’s compensation lawsuits?  Does Illinois have a bad business litigation climate relative to surrounding states and if so why? Could more charter and voucher... Read more »
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What if Gov. Rauner promoted school choice? Berkowitz w/UChicago Charter School principal Howell:Cable/Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Tonya Howell, Principal (aka Director) at the North Kenwood Oakland (NKO) campus of the UChicago Charter School.   The program, focusing on the characteristics that enables UChicago Charter School and  other CPS charter schools, to outperform , on average, other open enrollment CPS schools, airs at... Read more »